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Oct 11, 2013 1:00am EDT
. later, ted cruz and his side kick, mike lee. the most disliked republican senators, probably in the history of the senate. they're both in the "rewrite." [ banker ] sydney needed some financial guidance so she could take her dream to the next level. so we talked about her options. her valuable assets were staying. and selling her car wouldn't fly. we helped sydney manage her debt and prioritize her goals, so she could really turn up the volume on her dreams today... and tomorrow. so let's see what we can do about that... remodel. motorcycle. [ female announcer ] some questions take more than a bank. they take a banker. make a my financial priorities appointment today. because when people talk, great things happen. make a my financial priorities appointment today. if we want to improve our schools... ... what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire
Oct 10, 2013 7:00pm PDT
about. later, ted cruz and his side kick, mike lee. the most disliked republican senators, probably in the history of the senate. they're both in the "rewrite." [ man ] on december 17, 1903, the wright brothers became the first in flight. [ goodall ] i think the most amazing thing is how like us these chimpanzees are. [ laughing ] [ woman ] can you hear me? and you hear your voice? oh, it's exciting! [ man ] touchdown confirmed. we're safe on mars. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ hi. [ baby fussing ] ♪ >>> we have more breaking news tonight. president obama signed into law legislation restoring death benefit payments to families of soldiers killed in the line of duty including those who have died since the government shutdown. earlier today, the senate followed the house's lead and passed that bill by unanimous consent. at least five families of soldiers killed last weekend in afghanistan were affected by the suspension of those benefits. which the fisher house foundation had been prepared to pay. tonight's decision to restore death benefits still does not help the more than 5 million
Oct 11, 2013 6:00am EDT
mike lee said oh, we're past obama care, we've moved on. i mean, you know, these are the generals who lead people into the battle of little bighorn and then go home and have lunch and leave the troops out there? where are they? where are the generals? what's their strategy to get abolition of obama care? >> mark halperin it gets worse. a new gallup poll americans now have heard of senator ted cruz and that's not necessarily a good thing. his net favorability is done 16 points from four months ago. cruz's defund obama care partner senator mike lee not doing a lot better. >> this is shocking numbers. >> he's seen a 20-point negative swing. >> shocking number out of utah. he's upside down as the republican senator in utah. there's so much to talk about. mark halperin, this is, as you said, this isn't margin of error stuff. this is quite frankly what scott walker, charles krauthammer, paul ryan and myself have been warning about for well over a month now. written it. we've talked about it. we said this is going to happen. they had no exit strategy. now the gallup poll comes out, record lo
Oct 14, 2013 11:00pm EDT
of texas, senator mike lee from utah with plenty of support from sarah palin headline d a march to protest the government's closure of the world war ii memorial. the memorial is shut down, we should note, because the government is shut down, and the government is shut down because senators cruz and lee worked tirelessly for months to make it so. no matter how disingenuously channeling the raw anger of the tea party base, here's what cruz and company do best. >> this is the line our commander in chief put up here to prevent you from being here today. is anybody worried about this wire? >> no! >> will we surrender our freedom? >> no! >> god bless ted cruz and mike lee! >> our veterans should be above politics. >> you look around, though, and you see these barricades. this is a matter of shutdown priorities. >> understand the political spectacle at this weekend's million vet march, you have to go back two weeks when republicans shut down the government, furloughing hundreds of thousands of government workers, including many of the park rangers who patrol our war memorials, you may rem
Oct 11, 2013 8:00pm EDT
has a net unfavorable rating in the very conservative state of utah. ted cruz and mike lee had a great day at the value voters sum, but they are the coyote paddling their legs at the end of the cliff. they can only paddle for so long before they fall. joining me now is matt welch, editor of libertarian reason magazine. matt, what do you make of the return of the unskewed poll mean in response to last night's polling? >> they don't have a lot of choice out there. there aren't very many good polls if your name is ted cruz, especially and also mike lee. look, they made a choice back in the summer. even the late spring when they went on this defund obama care strategy instead of the strategy of trying to get a conference committee to hash out a budget for fiscal year 2014. the calculateded strategy was if we show that we will do anything we can and even things that we cannot do to attack obama care in a way that shows more grit, it won't matter if we are rou roundly criticized by most of the people because we will be articulated the frustrations of a long frustrated and for many good
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 6:00pm EDT
waiting for the senate votes on the from posed deal. this is senator mike lee, as you know, one of the senators, along with ted cruz, who was instrumental in--i don't know how to put this--who was instrumental in working against the plan that was on the table to keep the government open. some would say that mike lee and ted cruz are responsible for the shoutdown. they're expecting the senate vote coming up in the hour. we'll monitor the situation for you right here on al jazeera america. >>> as they search for loved ones missing after a deadly earthquake, people in the philippines are running low on hope. elisa was born in this house. this is where she grew up and raised her family with her husband. but all that was destroyed in an instant. >> i don't know how to begin. i'm thinking, looking at our house. i have no mindset yet up to this moment. >> reporter: more than 100 people were killed when earthquakes shook the province of cebu. the town o was the epicenter of the 7.2 magnitude quake. rescue efforts are under way and the local government said it is not optimistic. the chances of
Oct 14, 2013 1:00pm PDT
unheard of that ted cruz or mike lee or somebody -- these republican senators could hold this up. this presumed deal that we have up. so there's still a lot of moving parts. this is going to anger some really conservative members, and we all know that over the last few weeks they are more than willing to go all in to disrupt anything they don't want to have occur. >> even if it's a global financial catastrophe. nbc's luke russert. thank you, luke. >>> for more analysis, let's bring in a columnist from "new york" magazine. john, over the weekend, republicans were full of talks about democrats overplaying their hand. overconfident. >> yeah. >> but you say you have a completely unsubstantiated hypothesis to explain why that line of thinking may be wrong. prey tell, what is it? >> all the stories that democrats were demanding concessions of their own and republicans were denouncing them. what i think this was really reflecting was the pragmatic republicans who wanted to make a deal, showing they could stand up against something. saying democrats are trying to get rid of sequestration
Oct 11, 2013 9:00am EDT
morning in washington. it's a republican u.s. senator speaking there. ted cruz. rand paul, mike lee, marco rubio. are they going to the meeting with the president that is taking place? senate republicansas a group are supposed to meet with the president later this morning. you are watching "the daily rundown" only on msnbc. could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. everybody knows that. well, did you know that when a tree falls in the forest and no one's around, it does make a sound? ohhh...ohhh...oh boy! i'm falling. everybody look out! ahhhhh...ugh. little help here. geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. anybody? >>> it's a clean bill raising the debt ceiling for six weeks were to hit his desk, he would sign that. it would be at least for a short period of time the removal of that threat. >> what will prevent us from [inaudible]. >> clearly you could end up back in the same place and we don't want to be. >> they believe a six-week deal on the debt limit may do nothing but buy time, but they believe something bigger can be worked out between now and then.
Oct 14, 2013 2:00pm EDT
. among the speakers were mike lee, ted cruz, and rand paul. this portion from the all-day summit is just under two hours. [applause] >> good morning. welcome everyone. welcome to the eighth annual values voter summit. the government may be shut down but the values voter summit is open and we are ready to do business. you may have noticed that it is really not a shutdown. it is a slowdown. some have asked what is a slowdown. just think of it this way, it is like being and a perpetual tsa line. nobody seems to be moving but you still have to and your pockets.- empty your [applause] the president's barricades may have prevented vacationing families from touring our nation's parks, he may have used them to keep our veterans from visiting the memorials that there courage and sacrifice inspired. to tryused his barricade to keep our voices down in america. it is time that we let him know the he is not going to keep voice of the american family from being heard in our nation today. [applause] we start ourt values voter summit by removing these barricades. the best thing to do is to remove t
Oct 12, 2013 2:00am EDT
, senator mike lee and i began by pitching it in washington. and it was abundantly clear that this was not a strategy that washington was going to embrace. it was far too risky, and if there is one overarching urge in washington, it is risk aversion. do nothing that has any risk, that it might actually doing anything. and so this summer mike lee and i took a very different strategy. we said, ok, we are going to go >> [indiscernible] >> ma'am, i look forward to you at the town hall. we tried a different strategy. we said, ok, we will go over their heads. a lot of folks in washington said we will talk to the republican leadership? we went over their heads to the american people. [applause] for much of the month of august and september, mike and i traveled this country speaking to town halls over the country and saying, saying -- how scared is the president? what a statement of fear, what a statement of fear. [applause] they do not want the truth to be heard. they definitely do not want the truth to be heard. as we traveled the country, speaking to the american people, making the case, wh
Oct 11, 2013 10:00am EDT
the cover of the "salt lake tribune." senator mike lee speaking earlier at the summit. senator ted cruz now speaking he for those gathered here in washington. that summit continues through the weekend. earlier today, we spoke to steven dennis, white house correspondent with roll call, about the latest on the budget impasse. to talk about the negotiations. we should not call the negotiations, right? it depends on what they are negotiating about. , manyesident made clear times, that he would not negotiate over some kind of ransom but he has been open to talking about setting up a budget process, some kind of framework for getting a bigger budget deal done. that seems to be where they are going. that is the opening he provided a few days ago in his press conference and is one that they have continued to subtly put out there as a way to give republican some assurance that those negotiations would be real and substantive and cover some of the issues they want to cover , and yet, reopen the government. that is the real question, not just the short-term debt deal, which is starting to loo
Oct 11, 2013 8:00pm EDT
that 2013 values voter summit, senator mike lee of utah. [applause] ♪ >> thank you. thank you to all of you. it is great to be here. it is a privilege to be with you right here today at the values voter summit. i want to started this morning by telling you a story i heard named phillips. he told a story of how he was walking across a bridge very late one night. it was late enough there were no automobile traffic on that bridge. in fact, no one on the bridge at all. he was able to walk in the middle of the bridge. it was a high bridge. it stretched over a large river. enough that anyone who fell off of that bridge would not survive the impact even if they landed in the water. he got halfway. he saw a man standing on the outside of the guardrail as if getting ready to jump. database on the height of the bridge the man would not survive. he surmised that the man was contemplating ending his life. philip stopped and engage the man in conversation. believer,f he were a if you believe in god. the man said, yes., me, are you a christian? yes. me, too. what denomination are you? pract
Oct 11, 2013 7:00pm EDT
see with ted cruise, mike lee, marco rubio, these young outsiders that have come to watch in the senate are providing something the gop leadership has not. that is leadership. and yes, people are rallying. we're here at this point where we have this showdown between president obama and the republicans. over government funding and yes, obama care. primarily because two senators, mike lee and ted cruz, made it an issue and drove it forward because the people were behind them to do so. >> you make a strong point. let me give you a follow-up before i go to paul. you can be a leader but sometimes a leader can lead people to greatness. sometimes a leader can lead people off a cliff. which is he? >> i think what he is doing is reflective of what has happened since 2010 where we saw the republicans take control of the house. 2012, the republicans gained a couple more seats. what they gained more significantly than that is a more conservative ideology as more conservatives came after the state redrawing of the konsal lines after the census in 2010. that's not yet over. 2014, you will prob
Oct 16, 2013 12:00pm EDT
it, mike lee of utah, for example? >> i think they kind of come together. >> i assume they've all worked together. then what happens. the house and the speaker allows what may pass in the senate to come up for a yea or nay vote in the house. >> we have to presume it passes in the house, that there are now enough republicans who would join with democrats to get this done. i think ted cruz's decision was kind of one of the last issues regarding the timing of this because he could have held this up for as much as 30 hours. and it's clear that he's decided not to do that, whether there was pressure put upon him from leadership or whether he thought for his own political reasons that this has been such a disaster for the republican party as a whole that he may have decided to back off and just let this go through. he was clearly still making his points about obama care. >> let's listen in to cruz a little bit. >> but what matters more than any politicians in washington is all of the people across this country who are hurting right now, who are getting in the mail a notification that th
Comedy Central
Oct 16, 2013 9:30am PDT
mike and this woman myelin lee in holy matrimony, before they take their sacred voys first a nondenominational jewish blessing from the star of stage and screen mr. mandy patenkin. (cheers and applause) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ amen. >> stephen: thank you, mandy. (cheers and applause) >> stephen: that was so beautiful, tell me, what does it mean. >> it is a blessing that celebrates new beginnings. >> stephen: like a wedding. >> yes. and like the new season of homeland. (laughter) sundays, sundays at 9:00 p.m. only on show time brace yourself mandy, thank you, mandy. (cheers and applause) >> stephen: thank you, mandy. now then, dow take mike to be your lawfully wedded husband, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or for worse in sickness and in health until death do you part? >> i do and mike do you do all that same stuff but with the word wife in there? >> i do. >> stephen: ten by the power vested in me by the state of new york and the entire viacom family of entertainment network, i now pronounce you man and wife. you may kiss the bride. (cheers and applause) yea, ke
Comedy Central
Oct 15, 2013 11:30pm PDT
thank mike, myelin lee, mandy and audra mcdonald for rocking it. here's the good new, audra mcdonald had a concert at the library of congress but it got cancelleca
FOX News
Oct 14, 2013 11:00pm PDT
and mike lee and hundreds of angry veterans just before speaking to the crowd, governor palin and senators cruz and lee going on the record. governor, welcome to washington. of course senator you are here all the time. but why are you down at the memorial this morning? >> i'm here to hopefully help show the veterans that america's heart for our veterans is immeasurable and we think it's atrocious that our military is being used as political pawn for that political game and we're going to change that and we appreciate these guys who are the good guys in the senate picking up the fight for us. but there are a few things that we can do to show our support and that's why i'm here. >> this belongs to the people. we're here to show your solidarity with them that this is not a tool to be used against them in a political fight. this is theirs. >> senator cruz? >> our veterans should be above pollics. it is shameful that the administration is barricading and trying to shut down the memorials. weeks ago the house of representatives passed funding to open every memorial in this country. and
Comedy Central
Oct 16, 2013 1:00am PDT
. the greatest talk goes to mike lee of utah. >> supposing you go to the grocery store having been informed by your spouse that you need to bring home bread, milk and eggs. >> jon: you believe you are a family man running errands for frerchg toast day. what could be more wholesome. >> we won't allow to you buy just bread, milk and eggs. in order to buy these items at this store, we'll require to you purchase a half ton of iron ore, a bucket of nails, a book about could you boi poetry -- cowboy poetry and a barry manilow albums. >> jon: you are a family man runninger wards forced to buy poetry and gay cowboy music. you are saying people in congress are forced to spay for some stuff they don't want and that's not fair. but unfortunately, that's called being in a country with some people who aren't exactly you. let's talk about what vealy happening at that store. everybody chipped in and give you the money to go to the store to buy milk, bred bread and eggs and you say eggs are turning our country muslim so i'm going to buy just eggs. everybody is like we passed the law that said woul
Oct 14, 2013 4:25am EDT
cruz and mike lee and former alaska governor sarah palin. the rally started at the world war ii memorial, but the crowd made its way to the white house. they brought not only their message, but also those barricades that one stood at the world war ii memorial. as the barricades piled up in front of the white house, tensions also flared. >> police were there all along mostly watching from the sidelines, at one point reinforcements were called in. >> they are spending a lot of time and effort now trying to block us from our right to say what we want. >> reporter: there was this confrontation between police and a man carrying an american flag. mean veterans feel this protest likely won't make a difference, but they say they fought for our country, and hope this reminds the leadership in washington they should return the favor. >>> our time is 2:32. a pipe, found in arlington, virginia thought to be an explosive, turned out to be a false alarm. a 63-year-old man drove himself to south highland street and asked for directions. the man seemed drunk, had drugs in the car and had someth
Oct 11, 2013 6:30pm EDT
the people did not care. >> and ted cruz and rand paul. >> and mike lee. >> you're sharing it quite well. the election as year from now, at that time, what will be the american impression of the health care law. from my view was shoved down their throats. if they love it, your side wins. if they have had the horrible experience i believe they will, they will at least know our side fought to maximize their freedom, their choice and their option. >> i had a lot of ideas for making this health care law better. my ideas for the most part were not incorporated. there are almost 40 million people that had preexisting conditions who are going to love this chance of finally having financial security because they have a child. >> in some ways you're our point. there is nothing the republicans did that touched the preexisting conditions. >> that's not true. >> it is absolutely true. >> if you take away the individual mandate, you cannot cover people -- >> one more time. the preexisting stayed in law. and you've also seen -- let me finish. you've seen the data that says at the end of the did h
FOX News
Oct 11, 2013 6:00am PDT
"wall street journal" that is senator mike lee. he has been on the hot seat in the whole discussion of defunding obamacare. he is speaking at the values voters summit. that is where we will take you next. bill: martha, what is it like to be seized and kidnapped by somali pirates at sea? real captain phillips is here in our studio. great new movie. he is here live. >> listen up. we have been boarded by four armed pirates. you know the drill. we stay hidden no matter what. i don't want any hostages. if the pirates find you, remember you know the ship, they don't. stick together. and we'll be all right. michael, tell us why you used priceline express deals to book this fabulous hotel. well, you can see if the hotel is pet friendly before you book it. and i got a great deal without bidding. and where's your furry friend? oh, i don't have a cat. priceline savings without bidding. icaused by acid reflux disease, relieving heartburn, relief is at hand. for many, nexium provides 24-hour heartburn relief and may be available for just $18 a month. there is risk of bone fracture and low magnes
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Oct 9, 2013 4:00pm PDT
to get wire coming up. is the obama administration abusing its power? again senator mike lee tells us what he thinks in just two minutes. cent or more on car insurance. mmmhmmm...everybody knows that. well, did you know that old macdonald was a really bad speller? your word is...cow. cow. cow. c...o...w... ...e...i...e...i...o. [buzzer] dangnabbit. geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. verizon innovators are combining a network of underwater sensors and artificial reefs that actually make our water cleaner. giving sea life-- new life. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. >> all right. let's go off the record for a minute. what's up with with defense secretary chuck hagel? where is he? he has a distinguished military record and well-respected where has he been over the last nine days of the shutdown as our government failed to show basic decency to the the soldiers who died knock the. isn't that part of the job of the secretary of defense to protect our soldiers including from our own government? has he lo
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Oct 9, 2013 11:00pm PDT
wire coming up. is the obama administration abusing its power? again senator mike lee tells us what he thinks in just t >> all right. let's go off the record for a minute. what's up with with defense secretary chuck hagel? where is he? he has a distinguished military record and well-respected where has he been over the last nine days of the shutdown as our government failed to show basic decency to the the soldiers who died knock the. isn't that part of the job of the secretary of defense to protect our soldiers including from our own government? has he looked the other way while our politicians ditioned our soldiers? if i were secretary of defense i would do everything i could do to protect the families of fallen soldiers and keep our word. i would have made the sure the shutdown never touched our families. even if i had to, i would have chained myself to the white house fence in protest. that's how mad i think he should be. that would have gotten president obama's attention and the attention of the house and the senate. they would not dare let this thoop secretary hagel outed them
Oct 15, 2013 4:00pm EDT
pass it? ted cruz and mike lee, two senators who pushed the strategy of defunding obama care, do have in their hands right now the power to push us past the october 17th deadline if they choose to filibuster, but we don't know for certain they would do that, maria. >> john, thank you so much. we want reaction to this impact on wall street out of d.c. joining me is michele perry higgins from california advisers, jim lowell from adviser investments. good to see everyone. we feel like there is a reaction, a negative reaction from investors at this point. up until now it's been somewhat complacent. michael, tell me how this plays out and what are the various scenarios with a deal, no deal, passing the debt limit? >> i think the u.s. is not going to default on its debt. it's not going to have problems rolling over its debt and it will pay interest. i think this is political theater and they'll figure it out. they should have been doing it a month ago. >> does that mean you're a buyer of stocks on the dip? >> for our equity fund, yeah, when we see opportunity, we think in the long term with
Oct 14, 2013 2:00pm PDT
sunday, tea party all-star, sarah palin, ted cruz and mike lee, both elected senators, appeared at a world war ii memorial in washington, d.c. to protest the shutdown that they caused, they advocated for, and now we're in the middle. they joined a group of protesters and veterans from the million-vets march, who moved the metal barriers at the memorial. of course, these metal barriers basically have become the symbol of the shutdown. sarah palin wasted no time running to the cameras in an effort to blame president obama for the shutdown. >> you look around, though, and you see these barricades, and you have to ask yourself, is this any way that a commander in chief would show his respect, his gratitude to our military? this is a matter of shutdown priorities. >> well, the quitter from alaska, she didn't stop there. palin actually had the nerve to say president obama is using our nation's veterans as pawns. >> our vets have proven that they have not been timid. so we will not be timid in calling out any who would use our military, our vets, as pawns in a political game. >> well, as a
Oct 15, 2013 10:00pm EDT
time to dine with house republicans last night. but today, ted cruz and mike lee failed to show up at the all-important senate republican lunch meeting where all republicans, senators have a chance to heard leinaon the lat strategy ted cruz's office and why he missed the single most important thing on his schedule today. the statement said that cruz "had a previous commitment that went long." joining me now, nbc news capitol hill correspondent, like russert, and former congressman from ohio, steve latourette, president of the main street partnersh partnership. steve latourette, i have to ask you, about ted cruz going across to the house like this. have you seen anything quite like it? i mean certainly senators work with co-sponsors of bills in the house all the time. they try to find them. it tends to be done in the open. >> one of two things. i dent knon't know if you have o the restaurant. a block from the capitol. either they're really, really stupid trying to have a secret meeting there or meant to be seen all along. i mean, hill staffers make up 90% of the -- of the customers at
Oct 15, 2013 12:00am EDT
freshman senator mike lee from utah, the two most aggressive proponents of the shutdown. they also heard from congressman kerry bentivolio of all people who you may remember as the personal fringe candidate who sort of accidentally won that seat in michigan as a republican after congressman thaddeus mccotter got caught forging all the signatures on his re-election petition, and he was the only republican left on the republican line. kerry bentivolio plays santa claus at christmastime, he herds reindeer and did bit parts as an actor about a 9/11 truther movie about how really it was george w. bush who blew up the world trade center on 9/11. so speaking at the rally this weekend was ted cruz, sarah palin. sail sarah palin is back. she has a book coming out soon about, i think the war on christmas? so, maybe that's why she's back. but she's back. and it was not a big list of speakers this weekend. it was just those four and then this guy, who told the appreciative, applauding audience that president obama needs to put down the koran and come out with his his hands pup he was trying to say,
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